Objectives of the NME-ICT     Acknowledgements   Dr. Nikunj Bhanuprasad Bhatt  

Objectives of the NME-ICT

The content portion of this Mission would have an ambitious vision of catering to the learning needs of more than 50 crore Indians (working population) and of providing a one stop solution to all the requirements of the learning community the following objectives:

  • Effective utilization of intellectual resources, minimizing wastage of time in scouting for opportunities or desired items of knowledge appropriate to the requirement,
  • Certification of attainments of any kind at any level acquired through formal or non formal means in conventional or non conventional fields,
  • Any-time availability of desired knowledge at appropriate levels of comprehension to all for self paced learning,
  • Platform for sharing of ideas and techniques and pooling of knowledge resources.
  • Systematically building a huge database of the capabilities of every individual human resource over a period of time,
  • Scholarship / Talent management including identification, nurturing and disbursement electronically.
  • Nurturing of scholars and learners.
  • Support to all the learners / workers for any of their perceived learning needs,
  • Extensive leveraging of the advancements in the field of ICT for taking the knowledge resources to the door steps of the learner,
  • Capability to handle the user base which would ultimately be expected to cross 50 crore in the long term.
  • Use e-learning as an effort multiplier for providing access, quality and equality in the sphere of providing education to every learner in the country.
  • Provide for Connectivity & access devices, content generation, personalization & mentoring, testing & certification and encouragement of talent.
  • Bringing efforts of different interested agencies working in the field of e-learning under one umbrella and establishing logical linkages between various activities.
  • Capacity building in this sphere and utilizing dormant capacities of various organizations. Creating infrastructural facilities for long term utilization and making sustained efforts for content generation & connectivity including access devices production.
  • Encouraging research in spheres covered by Mission activities. Creating a large number of networks of experts in various fields to carry forward the gigantic vision under this Mission.
  • Providing e-books & e-journals, utilizing the repository of contents generated so far and the automation of evaluation processes. Creating a high impact brand for e-Journals in leading disciplines with a provision for good incentive-based payment to the researchers publishing their high quality papers in these e- Journals.
  • Spreading Digital Literacy for teacher empowerment and encouraging teachers to be available on the net to guide the learners.
  • Multi-lingual content development for the learners more comfortable in those languages.
  • Voice support for educational material delivery and interactivity for the content on the portal.
  • Development of interfaces for other cognitive faculties which would also help physically challenged learners. These efforts may cut across all the content generation activities.
  • Conversion of existing educational tapes into indexed formats compliant with the internationally accepted standards such as SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model).
  • Launching a national movement for content and question generation.
  • Development of GIS (Geographical Information System) based resource inventory as a knowledge base (for subjects and skills where ever possible / feasible) for educational and planning purposes.
  • Improving teachers’ training and course curriculum.
  • Providing Digital/Information Literacy for teacher empowerment.
  • Creating a clearinghouse cum rating agency for various web based learning contents for guiding Indian learners.
  • Establishing a credible rating institution for knowledge content available on the Internet utilizing the large expert base, which would get collaboratively networked through one of the sub Missions of this National Mission.
  • Preparation of metadata and timed index preparation for educ
  • Credit based flexible module formulation for openness to qualifications and easy transfer of credits from one programme / course to another.
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Package) and e-Governance for education.
  • Development of pedagogical techniques based on edu-entertainment.
  • Customisation of Open Source Tools etc.
  • Development of robust models of networking to encourage community participation at local levels.
  • Content delivery through EduSAT and narrowcasting of TV signals. Providing 1000 DTH (Direct to Home)channels on 40 transponders [to be availed through the Department. of Space] so that a separate DTH channel is available for every subject for every class in various languages to the extent possible.
  • Development of DTH platform for EduSAT and cheaper equipments for two way connectivity through satellites.
  • Providing e-Learning support to every higher education institution for technology assisted learning.

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Acknowledgements

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Sakshat
  • University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  • Commissioner, Department of Higher Education, Government of Gujarat.
  • Vice Chancellor, Saradar Patel University.
  • Chairman, Charutar Vidyamandal.
  • Principal - V P & R P T P science college.
  • Head - Department of Biology, V P & R P T P Science College.
  • Mr. Chittranjan Dunakhe, STUDIO5 Web and Animation assistance.
  • My close persons and subject experts.

Dr. Nikunj Bhanuprasad Bhatt (Principal Investigator)

Dr. Nikunj Bhanuprasad Bhatt

Associate ProfessorV P & R P T P Science College. V.V Nagar. 380 120.

E-mail: 

Website: www.zoologyexperiments.com, www.abhivyakty.in 

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D., Zoology [Arachnology] 
M.Phil., M.Sc., B.Sc. [Zoology].

Teaching Experience

26 years

Professional Skills:

  •  Teaching
  •  Fish farm development
  •  E-content development
  •  Writer and online publishers
  •  Educational Institute and funds Development
  •  Educational research development
  • Accreditation and assessment process

Present Responsibilities

Teaching Zoology: F.Y. [1st & 2nd semester], S.Y. [3rd, & 4th], T .Y. [5th & 6th]

Coordinator - UGC committee.

  • Prepared 11th plan proposal and attend meeting with executive committee of UGC.
  • Prepared proposal of CPE Phase I [College with potential for excellence]. [Received 1 crore]
  • Prepared proposal for up gradation of laboratory for research purpose. [25 lakhs]
  • Prepared proposal of jubilee grant. [26 lakhs]
  • Prepared Additional Grant proposal. [50 lakhs]
  • Prepared proposal of CPE Phase-II [College with potential for excellence]. [ Received 1.3 crore]

Coordinator- IQAC. [NAAC]

  • Represented as a coordinator on Re-accreditation of the Institution : received A grade
  • Preparing AQAR every year for NAAC [National Assessment and Accreditation Council].
  • Preparing Annual report for CVM of College.
  • Preparation is carrying on for next Accreditation of NAAC.
  • Beneficial suggestions to the institution.
  • Knowledge Repository Project.
  • College achieved 61st rank in all India Bases announced by NIRF

Coordinator - NME-ICT

Coordinator - Cultural Committee. [Music and Dance club] [1994-2012]

Coordinator - BISAG for S P University in Zoology Subject

Education Media

  • e-content uploaded on e-Acharya, INFLIBNET under NME-ICT by MHRD Govt. of India please click here       
  • e-content uploaded on You Tube, under NME-ICT by MHRD Govt. of India. Please Click here
  • Development of E content under NME-ICT in Zoology. www.zoologyexperiments.com
  • Delivered 4 lectures live at BISAG [Bhaskaracharya Institute For Space Applications and Geo-Informatics]
  • Arrange and guide other lecturers to deliver lecture on BISAG.
  • Appointed as Subject expert by EMMRC [Educational Multimedia Research Centre] 2012 & 2013, lectures are uploaded on CEC web site Click for Lecture 1Click for Lecture 2
  • Appointed expert resource person In Community Radio S P University 90.4 FM

 

Awards:

  • Received “Gaurav Puraskar” from management for the contribution in teaching and for receiving GSA award.

  • Received “Gujarat Science Academy best teacher Award In Biological Sciences In UG”

  • Received “PEARL Foundation Most Innovative Technology Award in Teaching” from PEARL foundation, Madurai, Tamilnadu.

  • Received “Best Educationist Award for Talented Person” from International Business Council”

  • 2nd position for Best Research Presentation at GSA meets 2018 at Vallabh Vidyanagar. Paper presented by my research scholar.

  • Felicitation by Institution for getting GSA teacher Award.

Membership Education:

  • Member Board of Studies of Biosciences and Head faculty of Zoology S. P. University.
  • Co-opt member Board of StudiesBhavnagar University.
  • Member Board of Studies St. Xavier’s College. Ahmedabad. [Autonomous]
  •  Appointed as Nodal officer for MHRD for all India survey on higher education.
  • Editorial Board member ISCA Journal of Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences.
  • Research Advisor [Guide] Approved by S P University.
  • Member IAEC [institutional Ethics Committee] Anand pharmacy College, Anand
  • Coordinator Zoology Syllabus Committee. S P University
  • Memeber PG sylabus committe S P University

Profesional Bodies:

  • Member IUCN-CEC
  • Fellow Gujarat Science Academy [GSA]
  • BNHS [Bombay Natural History Society]
  • WWF [World Wildlife Fund]
  • Ramsar Forum
  • Fellow member International Science Congress Association.[ISCA]

Examination

  • Examiner & paper setter S. P. University.
  • Examiner & paper setter Bhavanagar University
  • Examiner & paper setter Gujarat University [upto 2005]

Responsibilities: previous college

Teaching Zoology
In charge of Science faculty.
Coordinator - IQAC
Coordinator - UGC committee.
Coordinator - [College and Trust' eight institutions] - cultural committee.
Coordinator - COP [carrier Oriented Program]
Member Department of culture and youth welfare Gujarat University.
Examiner & paper setter Gujarat University.
 

Research Supervision:

Presently a scholar working on herpetology of Gujarat region

Projects and Publications [Research]

Projects:

1. UGC minor research project: “Faunastic study of order araneae from shoolpaneshwar wild life sanctuary. 

2. NME-ICT [National Mission on Education through ICT] pilot project approved by ministry of HRD: “e- Content of zoology experiments-Z-101 [virtual Laboratory] www.zoologyexperiments.com

3. NME-ICT [National Mission on Education through ICT] ought to be submitted to MHRD: virtual Laboratory

4. Project Co-PI in under “seed money grant” approved by Sardar Patel University titled “Morphological phylogeny of Orb web spiders of Kanewal”

5.  Project Co-PI in under “seed money grant” approved by Sardar Patel University titled “Avian diversity of wetland bird fauna of Pariaj ”

Publications:

1. Effect of Fluoride on some soft tissue Functions of Fresh water Fish- channa punctatus. Proc.Acad, Environ.Biol.3 (2), 191-196 (1994)

2. Studies on silk glands of some spiders.Nat.j.Life Science.3 (2)147-152 (2006): ISSN 0972-995x

3. Study of biodiversity of order Araneae from Narmada District-Gujarat.Research Digest 3, 4(4) 26-28 (2008) ISSN-0973-6387

4. Faunastic study of order Araneae from out skirt of shoolpaneshar wild life sanctuary adjusting to Narmada River. Paper presented at UGC sponsored seminar Nadiad.

5. Diversity of order Scorpionida fauna from Narmada district, Gujarat. ISSN: 0976-1098 [online]

6. Avian diversity of Mahi canal site of Nadiad, Gujarat.  ISSN: 0976-1098 [online]

7. Diversity of spider fauna of Ratanmahal sloth bear sanctuary, Gujarat. ISSN: 0976-1098 [online]

8. Review-traditional zoothraputic uses of spiders ISSN: 0976-1098 [online]

9. Sustainability of spiders in Temperature variation at Shoolpaneshwar wild-life sanctuary, Gujarat, India ISSN : 2319 - 1414

10.A Priliminary  Systematic study of Spiders of Major Wetlands of Anand-Kheda Districs, Gujarat. ISSN : 2278 - 3202

11. Seasonal Diversity of Order Araneae at Shoolpaneshwar wild life Sanctuary, Gujarat, India paper presented in the International Conference held at Udaipur on 8-9 December 2014.

12. Expert lecture given in virtual conference Studies of functions and anatomical structure of silk glands of Neoscona bihumpi,Patel,S. and Larinia kanpurae, Patel and Nigam on 5- 10 august 2016.

13. Architectural Concept in Web Building Behavior of Cyrtophora bidenta Tikader 1970 : in Situ Observations. Paper presented at ISCA 2016 8-9 December 2016 at HRM, Rajgurunagar Pune. Abstract published.978-93-84659-14-1

14. Expert lecture given in virtual conference Study of phylogeny based on Morphological Characters on 5- 10 august 2017.

15. “Improvisation of Students’ Efficiency in Learning Progression through E-Content Development” At National seminar on Rejuvenation of Undergraduate Education in India. 10-11 August 2018.

 

Editorial Reviewer in Research Journals:

Editorial Review Board Member International Research Journal of Animal,Veterinary and Fishery Sciences. [Nov-2014]

International Scientific Committee of www.waset.org selected as Scientific and Technical Committee & Editorial Review Board Member [Feb-2015]

Editorial Board member ISCA Journal of Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences.

Editorial Board member Academic Journal of Zoological Sciences” www.xournals.com   

 

Editor In Chief: a new venture online Magazine www.abhivyakty.in

Books

AAA PEER team member: [Academic and Administrative Audit]

  • Appointed as a Pear team member by KCG.  Government of Gujarat as an assessor for various colleges seeking Accreditation from NAAC. 01/11/13
  • Peer team member for shri P K Chaudhari mahila Arts College. Gandhinagar 24/02/14 [postponed]
  • Peer team member for Shamlaji Arts College, Shamlaji. 10/03/2014
  • Peer team member for M G Science Institute. 27/06/2014
  • Peer team member for Shri P.H.G. Muni. Arts & Science College, Kalol. 4th-5th /02/2015

Conferences / Seminars / Workshops

A NAAC Sponsored seminar organized as a coordinator of IQAC “Nurturing Quality in Higher Education through IQAC” on 11/01/2014

Conferences

An international conference “Exploring horizon in biotechnology: A global venture.
XX Gujarat Science Congress at Ahmedabad.
Gujarat Science Academy presented a paper.
National Conference on Frontiers In biological sciences.

Seasonal Diversity of Order Araneae at Shoolpaneshwar wild life Sanctuary, Gujarat, India paper presented in the International Conference held at Udaipur on 8-9 December 2014.

Seminars

UGC sponsored seminar “ Vocationalization of Higher Education” at New Delhi.
UGC sponsored Seminar “IABCRP” presented paper at J&J science College. Nadiad.
Gujcost sponsored Seminar “ Teacing Zoology A road ahead” at M G Science College.
Nirma University sponsored Seminar “ TNST-2007” at Nirma University, Ahmedabad.
A national seminar on conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem of coastal region.
Presented paper
Seminar on Innovations in Collegiate Science Education and Research.
Current trends in Envirionmental Sciences. At N V P A S college V V nagar.

National Semeinar on Quality Education at Indore, Paper presented

Workshops

Workshop on Marine Biodivesity at V P & R P T P Science College.
Workshop on biotechnology at N V P A S v v nagar

Seminar Organized

A National level NAAC Sponsored seminar Organized by Me as a Coordinator on 11th January 2014. In which Assistant advisor NAAC Dr. Ganesh Hegde was Chief Guest and 143 participants participated. The proceeding published with ISBN: 978-93-83520-40- 4

A seminar “Assessment and Accreditation: The new Methodology” for Principals and IQAC coordinators.

 

Workshop Organize

Two workshops organized to review Mission Vision of the Institute as an IQAC coordinator

A workshop Organized as a Coordinator of IQAC under Faculty Development Program [FDP] “Quantifying the Impact and Relevance of Scientific Research” and chaired a Session.

A workshop organized for newly appointed academicians on “Acculturation for newly appointed faculty”

Jointly organized a seminar on “ Medicinal Plants” with Biology Department and Chaired a session

A workshop organized for faculty for coming NAAC 2018.

Resource Person / Advisor / Expertise

1. Invited as resource person in training program of principals under KCG-MMI [knowledge consortium of Gujarat-mission mode and implementation program], to deliver a lecture on 11th plan.

2. Invited as a resource person in Quality education and NAAC seeking institutions

2.1. I V Commerce College. Nadiad.

2.2. C P Commerce College. Anand.

2.3. C Z Patel College of Hotel Management. New Vidyanagar

2.4. Borsad Science College. Borsad

2.5. Surat Education Complex.IQAC advisor

3. Invited as an advisor in UGC sponsored one day seminar at the J&J Science College.

4. Invited as a judge in several academic-extra academic activities conducted by several institutions.

Keynote Speaker /Key Resource Person:

1. Invited as a Key resource Person to train Resource persons for teachers of 10th standard.

2. The Keynote speaker for work shop for NME ICT at Petlad Science college, collaboration with SANDHAN-the online class room Govt’ of Gujarat. 6th Sep 2013.

3. Invited as a Keynote Person in ShajanandSanskardhamVisnagar.

4. Invited as a Keynote Person in TERF Ahmedabad.

5. Invited as “Chief Guest” in Science fair Inauguration at Secondary school, Borsad.

6. Expert Resource person at Academic Staff College S P University on e-Content development

7. Deliver Expert Speech and Co- Chaired a session as section secretary at the International Conference held at Udaipur on 8-9 December 2014.

8. Expert Resource person at Academic Staff College S P University on e-Content development 20/8/2015 two sessions

9. Invited as Resource Person at Shree Ramkrishna Computer and Applied Science Institutes Surat. 22/8/2015

10. Expert lecture given in virtual conference Studies of functions and anatomical structure of silk glands of Neoscona bihumpi,Patel,S. and Larinia kanpurae, Patel and Nigam on 5- 10 august 2016.

11. Keynote speech given at “ Shree Sahajanand High school” in Annual function at Visnagar.

12. Deliver Expert Speech at Bhavan’s R A College of Science, Ahmadabad. In Seminar "Teaching Zoology in Present Scenario, Challenges & Scopes" on 28th January 2018

 

Chaired Session at workshop/Conference:

  • Chaired a session in Jointly organized a seminar on “ Medicinal Plants” with Biology Department and IQAC 11th Nov.2014
  • Chaired a Session at workshop Organized as a Coordinator of IQAC under Faculty Development Program [FDP] “Quantifying the Impact and Relevance of Scientific Research”. 13 Aug 2014.
  • Co- Chaired a session as section secretary at the International Conference held at Udaipur on 8-9 December 2014.
  • Chaired a session at International S C A 2016. 8-9 December 2016 at HRM, Rajgurunagar Pune.

Social Attachments

1. Hon Vice President - ‘Shree Sangeet Vidyalaya Anand.”

2. Hon cultural secretary - “ Shree Nagar Mandal, Anand.”

Cultural Heritage

1. Performed several non commercial vocal musical concerts of Gazals, Gujarati Sugam Sangeet and filmy music.

2. Composed gazals and bhajans non commercially.

Futuristic Plans

To make forward my institution, my University, State and Country.